Why does my knitting look so uneven?
There are a few reasons for uneven knitting. One of them is that your tension varies, which leads to different sized stitches. This problem is called rowing out and shows like a striped pattern where every other row has looser stitches. … The rows that stand out are loosely knit purl stitches.
What does M3 mean in knitting?
M3 Make three. [ Knit one, purl one, knit one] all into the same stitch. yf yard forward. Bring yarn forward as if to purl a stitch, but then knit the stitch taking the yarn over the top of the needle (increase between 2 knit stitches)
What is STS knitting?
Sts generally means stitches. So it would be three stitches per inch to use your example. I think they have a knitting glossary on the site with different terms listed with the abbreviations.
What does K1 P1 K1 across mean?
Many times patterns will say: knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches. … Parentheses are used to indicate a group of stitches that are to be worked together into a stitch, such as: “(K1, P1, K1) in next st.” That means you will work all of those stitches in one stitch, which makes a popcorn st.
What does K1 mean in knitting?
Knit 1 purl 1 means that the first stitch is knitted and the next stitch is purled. If you are new to knitting, you’ll want to start here. Then, learn the knit stitch and the purl stitch.